Dec 03, 2021  
2021-2022 College Catalog 
2021-2022 College Catalog
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ART 232 - Digital Photography II

4 Credits, 6 Contact Hours
2 lecture periods 4 lab periods

Continuation of ART 128 . Includes lighting, intermediate skills in digital workflow, critical analysis and visual literacy, and portfolio development. 

Prerequisite(s): ART 128  
Recommendation: Completion of DAR 221  before enrolling in this course. If any recommended course is taken, see a financial aid or Veteran’s Affairs advisor to determine funding eligibility as appropriate.
Information: The prerequisite may be waived with consent of the instructor. It is recommended students have access to a digital camera with manual exposure control and a computer with image processing software. Professional photographic equipment, including cameras, are available for check out on a rotating basis. Professional quality computers, software, printers, lighting equipment, and studio will be provided for specific assignments. There will be additional supply costs beyond course fees.

Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate studio and location lighting skills.
  2. Demonstrate intermediate skills in digital photographic workflow.
  3. Demonstrate ability in critical analysis and visual literacy.
  4. Create a conceptual series photographic portfolio.

I.    Lighting 
    A.    Types of lighting
       1.   Ambient 
       2.   Quartz lights 
       3.    Strobe
       4.    Continuous lights
   B. Qualities of light 
      1. Direction
      2. Contrast
      3. Scale
      4.  Diffusion    

  C. Studio lighting techniques 
  D. Location lighting techniques
  E. Assignments demonstrating competency
II. Intermediate Skills in Digital Workflow From Image Capture, Editing, and Printing 
    A. Pictorial effects of aperture and shutter speed 
    B. Lenses 
       1. Perspective
       2. Distortion
    C. Image manipulation and alteration
    D. Color management
    E.  Professional printers and characteristics
    F.   Paper profiles
    G.  Assignments demonstrating competency
III. Intermediate Critical Analysis and Visual Literacy 
    A.  Group and individual critiques 
    B.  Written review of exhibition 
    C.  Role of photography in the diverse contemporary society including history and culture 
IV. Portfolio Development 
    A.  Produce a final portfolio of fifteen images with technical, aesthetic, and conceptual unity and quality 
    B. Professional quality output to print 

Effective Term:
Full Academic Year 2020/2021

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